- Operating and maintaining hardware and software,
- Tuning system performance and,
- Interpreting and updating control diagrams
- Interpreting control system specifications
- Knowledge and compliance with workplaces safety requirements.
Students who successfully complete this course will receive a Statement of Attainment from Box Hill Institute for Maintain control systems (VU20873).
Completion of this unit can also be used as an elective unit for the Course in Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Services (22329VIC).
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Prepare to test, tune and maintain control systems.
- Operate HVAC control hardware and software systems
- Tune HVAC control and software systems
- Maintain HVAC system and manage energy consumption
- Finalise HVAC operating and maintenance activities
This unit is suitable for refrigeration and air conditioning technicians responsible for installing, commissioning, servicing, repairing and maintaining residential or commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems containing A2/A2L classified flammable refrigerants. These activities are likely to be undertaken without supervision.
A person undertaking this unit shall have:
- A trade level qualification or equivalent experience
- A refrigerant handling licence issued by the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC)
- A Victorian plumbing registration issued by the Victorian Building Authority in the class of Refrigerated Air Conditioning.
Delivery and assessment
This two-day course is delivered by a qualified trainer at the Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence, Box Hill Institute.
|| Theory and knowledge
|| Online or classroom
|| Online examination
|| Delivered in person at BHI
|| Practical assessment
The essential skills and knowledge covered in this unit include:
- Follow workplace safety requirements
- Read and understand schematic drawings and description of operation
- Use tools and equipment
- Upgrade and/or replace hardware
- Install and use building automation and control software
- Tune HVAC systems to achieve optimal operation
- Update trend logs
- Maintain control system
- Employ energy management strategies
- Types of controls including stand alone, pneumatic, DOC, building management systems, local controls
- Purpose of HVAC control systems
- Safety precautions specific to HVAC systems and devices
- Features and operation HVAC control hardware and software
- Major HVAC plant and equipment, field controllers and devices
- Third Party equipment and interfaces such as fire systems, water treatment equipment; people counters; security; lighting
- Different types of data communication systems used in control systems
Cost and payment
This course is offered by Box Hill Institute at the industry rate of $440.
Refund and cancellation policy
This course is subject to the Terms and Conditions offered by Box Hill Institute of TAFE.
This full day course is offered six times throughout 2021.
| Day 1 - Theory
|| Day 2 - Practical
| 4 March
|| 14 March
| 13 May
|| 21 May
| 27 May
|| 28 May
| 9 September
|| 10 September
| 7 October
|| 8 October
| 18 November
|| 19 November
How to register
Registrations can be made by phone or email by contacting Box Hill Refrigeration Department.